Report: Two Fights Added To UFC Fight Night Rio Rancho, Nicco Montano In Action


A pair of bouts have been added to UFC Fight Night Rio Rancho as #12 Macy Chiasson faces #14 Nicco Montano and Devin Clark faces Gadzhimurad Antigulov.

The Albuquerque Journal first reported the bouts, but their placement on the card isn’t known at this time. 

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Chiasson (5-1-0) is looking to rebound from her first professional MMA defeat, which came to Lina Lansberg at UFC Fight Night Copenhagen. Chiasson was the women’s featherweight winner of the UFC Ultimate Fighter 28, defeating Pannie Kianzad in the finals of the reality show.

Montano (4-3-0) has been winless since moving up to the women’s bantamweight division, dropping a bout to Juliana Pena at UFC Fight Night Sacramento. Montano was the first ever UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion, defeating Roxanne Modafferi at the UFC Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale to win the gold.

Clark (10-4-0) has rotated wins and losses in his last six UFC bouts, with the latest contest being a second round submission loss to Ryan Spann at UFC Fight Night Tampa. Clark has picked up ten wins as a professional MMA fighter and six of them came by way of submission.

Antigulov (20-6-0) enters the contest while in the midst of a two fight losing streak, dropping bouts to Ion Cutelaba and Michal Oleksiejczuk. Antigulov hasn’t picked up a victory in over two years, with that last win coming over Joachim Christensen at UFC 211

UFC Fight Night Rio Rancho takes place on Saturday, February 15 from the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico with Corey Anderson and Jan Blachowicz headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+.

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